Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Rajiformes > Family: Rajidae > Genus: Raja > Species: Raja brachyura

Blonde ray - Raja brachyura Lafont, 1873

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Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
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EU conservation status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Blonde German Fishbase
Blonde de ray Dutch Fishbase
Blonde ray English Fishbase
Blonde rog Dutch Fishbase
Boca de rosa Spanish Fishbase
Ljusa rockan Swedish Fishbase
Pilkkurausku Finnish Fishbase
Prikkrokke Norwegian Fishbase
Prikkskate Norwegian Fishbase
Raia braquiura Spanish Fishbase
Raia pontuada Portuguese Fishbase
Raia-pontuada Portuguese Fishbase
Raie blanche French Fishbase
Raie blanche douce French Fishbase
Raie blanche lissée French Fishbase
Raie lisse French Fishbase
Raja bialoplama Polish Fishbase
Raya Spanish Fishbase
Raya boca de rosa Spanish Fishbase
Raya braquiura Spanish Fishbase
Raza Serbian Fishbase
Razza a coda corta Italian Fishbase
Saláhi Greek Fishbase
Skata Icelandic Fishbase
Synonym Author
Raja oculata (non Chabanaud & Monod, 1927)
Raia brachyura Lafont, 1873
Raja blanda Holt, 1894
Raia blanda Holt, 1894

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External data

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